How Popcorn Storage Affects Popping?

Answer Perfectly-cooked popcorn kernels are light and fluffy. Properly storing uncooked popcorn improves the chance of all the kernels fully bursting by maintaining adequate moisture levels. ... Read More »

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Can shortening be substituted for oil in popping popcorn?

Yes, vegetable oil and vegetable shortening are both acceptable for popping corn because of their high smoke point. Melt the shortening in the pan over high heat before adding the corn.References:I... Read More »

Is popping popcorn a chemical change?

Popping popcorn creates a physical, rather than a chemical, change, according to Cornell University. The phenomenon occurs when water inside the kernel expands because of heat, popping the outer sh... Read More »

How to Celebrate National Popcorn Popping Month?

October is National Popcorn Popping Month. Popcorn can be used and eaten in countless ways. Learn how to appreciate and celebrate this Autumn holiday.

What Is the Average Time for a Bag of Popcorn to Finish Popping?

Microwaveable popcorn takes between three to four minutes to make in most microwaves. Many microwaves have a popcorn setting that has sound sensors. When microwaving popcorn, stop the microwave w... Read More »